For population 25 years and over in Belmont:
For population 15 years and over in Belmont town:
239 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $447 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Decatur, AL (70.0 miles , pop. 53,929).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (105.0 miles , pop. 242,820).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (507.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Golden, MS (1.4 miles ), Red Bay, AL (2.5 miles ), Tishomingo, MS (3.0 miles ), Paden, MS (3.3 miles) , Vina, AL (3.6 miles ), Marietta, MS (3.9 miles ), Tremont, MS (4.4 miles ), Belgreen, AL (4.4 miles) .
Latitude: 34.51 N, Longitude: 88.21 W
Area code: 662
Population change in the 1990s: +303 (+18.3%).
Work and jobs in Belmont: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Belmont, Mississippi
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Belmont-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 212% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 41.6 miles away from the Belmont town center killed 28 people and injured 267 people.
On 11/4/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.5 miles away from the town center injured 16 people.
Earthquake activity:Belmont-area historical earthquake activity is above Mississippi state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 93.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 58.5 miles away from Belmont center
On 12/12/1997 at 08:42:20, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 88.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/28/1999 at 11:00:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 93.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/28/1995 at 15:28:36, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 93.7 miles away from Belmont center
On 5/10/2008 at 17:52:50, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, Depth: 0.1 mi) earthquake occurred 37.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Tishomingo County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Freezes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Freeze: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 27.2%
(26.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 34.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 25.0% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Belmont town (based on Tishomingo County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.13%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 11
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
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5.72% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,541 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.81% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,774 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Belmont, Mississippi:See more detailed statistics of Belmont fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Belmont)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Belmont)
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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